The New Evangelization – How I REALLY Feel

In a speech that he gave in Indiana on the eve of a Fortnight for Freedom, Archbishop Chaput gave his perspective on Roman Catholicism in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. He claimed that, for the second time in history, Philadelphia is “mission territory.” I could not agree with him more. An article from “Rev. Know-It-All” (the…

You Can Get There From Here – Mystics and the Manayunk Reconfiguration

Father Nicola Bux is Professor of Eastern Liturgy at Bari and Consultor of the Congregations for the Doctrine of the Faith, for the Causes of Saints, for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, as well as of the Office of Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff. He posted some thoughts in an article…

Myths to Give Up About the Catholic Church

The truth myth is that we are in charge. We’re not in charge. The Lord is. It’s his plan and he’s going to continue to reveal what the plan is. And as we figure it out, we will offer it to America and to the world.

Manayunk Reconfiguration: My Initial Thoughts

Last night as I informed both parish councils of the closure, and I could not have been more touched by the kindness, graciousness and concern on the part of my parish council and the parishioners at large. Every priest should be so fortunate.